Undercover Folsom Street

Neighborhood: SOMA

Please Note:

Our free (donations welcome!), regularly scheduled tours are open to the public but NOT open to parties of 8 or more. If you plan to bring 8 or more walkers to a regular tour, please click here for more information on booking private group tours.


Peek under the covers of Folsom's "Miracle Mile," where gay and leather establishments reigned supreme from the 1960s to the 1980s. Learn why the LGBT and leather communities were attracted to the South of Market neighborhood; what caused most of the queer bars and bathhouses to close; and bear witness to some of the longest-running LGBT establishments in San Francisco. Content may not be appropriate for children under 14 years of age

Next Tour:

Schedule to be announced


Future tours:

This tour is also scheduled on those dates in the calendar below (after the map) where the tour time is indicated (in red). You can advance to future months by clicking the >> symbol in the calendar title.


Meet at Folsom and Russ, NW corner, next to Fondue Cowboy. Public Transportation: Muni/Bart: Powell or Civic Center Station; Muni 12 or 27. Tour ends at 11th and Folsom.

We are aware that the maps no longer appear. We hope to have this corrected in the near future.


This tour is offered all year

Schedule to be announced


Coordinator(s): Eric Jost
Guide(s): Teresa Asma, Eric Jost, Benjamin Parks


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